REPLIES DB3

REPLIES DB3
The review and discussion provided by first student are highly analytical and present a detailed analysis of chosen article, including the explanation of the main formulas and the evolution of concepts aimed at estimating sample size for usability studies. However, the paper is not well-build logically: it starts directly from reviewing the article, and then after a very detailed discussion of formulas, it switches to research performed, and applicability of the formulas discussed in the article to this research. In my opinion, the paper lacks a consistent introduction explaining what are the issues described in the article. Also, there is no clear description of research performed by author and it is hard to determine the relation between the article’s content and essence of the research. Also, in my opinion, the formulas are explained in too much detail; it would be enough to explain their meaning and application without discussing mathematics. However, the conclusion of paper is logical and it is possible to make sense of writing. In general, the paper has high-quality content and needs to be more organized.

The paper by the second student seems to be more neatly organized and logically built. It has a decent introduction and then includes the discussion of a number of issues that might relate to current research. The transitions between different paragraphs are quite smooth and well thought out. The conclusion correctly summarizes the discussion performed in the paper and reminds about key ideas that were mentioned. In general, the paper is easily readable, and contains reasonable discussion. There is one notice to this paper: the language; it has to be more academic style for research essays, and current language style of the paper would rather suit a newspaper article. In general, the paper is good and conforming with academic standards, and needs only some restatement.

REPLIES DB3 8.7 of 10 on the basis of 2437 Review.